Patrick Barrett

Patrick Barrett: Biography, Early Life, Career

This post explores the biography of Patrick Barrett, an Irish professional footballer who plays as a defender for Shelbourne.


  • Born in Waterford, Ireland, on July 22, 1993
  • Currently plays as a defender for the Shelbourne Football Club
  • 2014 PFAI First Division Team of the Year

Let’s get down to business!

Who is Patrick Barrett?

Patrick Barrett, popularly known as Paddy Barrett, is an Irish pro footballer playing as a defender for Shelbourne FC, a League of Ireland Premier Division club based in Drumcondra, Dublin.

He plays with jersey #29 and is renowned as the PFAI First Division Team of the Year 2014. Patrick has played for several football teams, including Dundee United, Waterford, Galway United, Dundalk, FC Cincinnati, Indy Eleven, Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng, and St Patrick’s Athletic. His contract with Shelbourne started on November 22, 2023, and would last about one year up to November 30, 2024.

Patrick Barrett Shelbourne FC
Patrick Barrett Shelbourne FC

Barrett’s current market value is €100k.

Personal Life (Early/recent)

Patrick Barrett was born in Waterford, Ireland, on July 22, 1993. He stands tall at 6’. There is limited information about his early life, family, and relationships. Regarding his marital status, Patrick Barrett is not yet married and has not made his partner known to the public.


Patrick Barrett started his football career playing for several Irish clubs between 2013 and 2017. On November 17, 2017, FC Cincinnati signed him, and he played in the 2018 USL Championship (USLC). His first game for the club was against the Indy Eleven soccer team in a regular season on May 2, 2018.

On February 23, 2021, St Patrick’s Athletic Football Club signed him to play in the 2021 Season after returning to Ireland. His debut game for the club was against Shamrock Rovers on March 19, 2021, but he scored no goal. He kicked his first goal on July 23, 2021, winning 6–0 against the Bray Wanderers Football Club.

Patrick Barrett football player


Here’s a list of Patrick’s game appearances and the number of goals he won in each game:

  • 2011–2014 – Didn’t get to play any game for the Dundee United FC
  • 2014 – Participated in 17 games, playing for the Waterford Football Club, winning three
  • 2014 – Played 11 games for the Galway United, winning one
  • 2015–2017 – Appeared in 42 games, playing for the Dundalk Football Club, winning three
  • 2018 – Participated in 16 games, playing for the FC Cincinnati, winning one
  • 2019–2020 – Appeared in 41 games, playing for the Indy Eleven     FC, winning two games
  • 2021 – Didn’t have the chance to play any game for the Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng
  • 2021–2022 – Played in 30 games for the St Patrick’s Athletic FC but didn’t score any goal
  • 2023 – Has played over 26 games for the Shelbourne Football Club, winning two

Patrick Barrett was also on loan with the Waterford Football Club in 2013 and 2017. He scored 11 when he was first loaned and four games the second time.

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